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Protest against £20 cut to Universal Credit to take place in Newport this weekend

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A PROTEST against the £20 cut to Universal Credit will be held in the centre of Newport on tomorrow.

More than 17,000 Newport families will be affected by the cut, nearly half of whom are in work.

There are concerns that the cut will cause an increase in poverty and homelessness and increase demand on foodbanks.

For a low income family, the cut is equivalent to six days energy supply or three days food.

Newport's MPs, MSs and Unite Community members are joining together to urge local people to add their voices to those........

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